from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A chamber-pot.


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  • Nobel prize novelist Camilo José Cela recommended a more formal approach – donning pyjamas, saying a prayer and taking a piss-pot to the bedroom.

    Spanish stereotypes: They love siestas

  • It began on a day as seemed like any others for the Waiftaker General, as he rose from his fancy four-poster bed, bid his butler hold the piss-pot for him whiles he drains his bladder, then pour water -- piping hot!

    The Scruffians Project: The Beast of Buskerville

  • I looked through every pair of eyes I could find in this piss-pot Carcer, and then I turned away.

    Vicious Grace

  • Croft ran back to the cell, where Guthrie was standing over the piss-pot, examining the contents suspiciously.

    It's October, 1956.

  • Become the willing piss-pot and spittoon of the Yens and we will be proud of you.

    The Last Empress

  • What makes us call one piece a work of art and another a piss-pot?

    From The Archive: Conceptual Art

  • But you scurry around and are as flustered and fidgeted as a mouse in a piss-pot.


  • I was getting tired of hearing about how my country was reviled by every piss-pot peasant in every God-forsaken corner of the planet.

    Too Many Spies Spoil The Case

  • I recognised the mood -- it was one step short of her piss-pot flinging tantrum -- perhaps that mad walk through the crowd had shaken her, after all, or she was simply fretting about tomorrow.

    Royal Flash

  • 'Respect mine a--!' cried this ferocious commander; what, d'ye think to frighten us with your pewter piss-pot on your skull, and your lacquered pot-lid on your arm?

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves


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